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JTS Board of Trustees Elects Three New Members

June 6, 2024 NEW YORK, NY – The Board of Trustees of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) has elected three new members: Rachel Gildiner, Jan Popkin, and Liz Sembler. “We are delighted to welcome>>>

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JTS Alumni in the World: Scholarship and Impact 

JTS ALUMNI IN THE WORLD: SCHOLARSHIP AND IMPACT  SUMMER 2024 LEARNING SERIES   Mondays, June 17 – August 12, 2024 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET  Join esteemed JTS alumni to hear about the important contributions>>>

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2024 Commencement Exercises and Ordination

JTS celebrated its 130th Commencement ceremony in its atrium on Thursday, May 16. It was a festive day as we conferred degrees on our students and esteemed honorary degree recipients. Wolf Blitzer>>>

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A Morally Pure Judaism Without Actual Jews

“Last week, with memories of my family’s Passover seders still vivid, I watched video of the protest ‘seder in the streets’ held in Brooklyn on the second night of the holiday—and was shocked, though>>>

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A Pesah Message from Chancellor Schwartz

Chancellor Schwartz shares how we can find ourselves in each of the four children in the seder. The Pesah seder has long been the most observed Jewish ritual by American Jews, and many look forward>>>

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2024 Judge Simon H. Rifkind Award Luncheon

The Judge Simon H. Rifkind Award Luncheon was held on Monday, March 11, 2024, at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. This year, JTS honored Loretta Lynch, former United States attorney general and>>>

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Israeli Jurists and Lawyers Visit JTS

JTS was pleased to welcome a delegation of Israeli jurists and lawyers to campus earlier this month.  Members of the delegation included Yoram Danziger, former judge of the Israel Supreme Court;>>>

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Chancellor Schwartz’s Visit to Israel

Read Chancellor Schwartz’s account of her two-week trip. I’ve just returned from an emotionally stirring and memorable two-week trip to Israel. In addition to visiting family and friends and>>>

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